* An Associate of Science degree is considered a terminal degree. The decision on course transferability rests with the receiving institution.
Keiser University’s Associate of Science degree in Radiation Therapy is dedicated to preparing its students to become professional radiation therapists. Students will learn to utilize radiation and radioactive isotopes in the treatment of disease, primarily cancer. Radiation therapists are highly skilled members of the cancer management team and responsible for accurately recording, interpreting and administering the treatment prescribed by radiation oncologists. Students will learn how to localize tumors, implement treatment plans and evaluate the clinical progress of patients. Students will also be trained to demonstrate a high quality of technical expertise, provide competent compassionate clinical care, and collaborate effectively with their colleagues.
The following objectives are designed to meet the program’s mission and goals for Radiation Therapy:
To receive an Associate of Science degree in Radiation Therapy, students must earn a total of 93.0 credit hours. Each major course is a prerequisite for the subsequent course and therefore must be completed with a grade of “C” and a minimum cumulative grade point average of 2.75 or higher in order to proceed successfully through the program. Program requirements are as follows:
|Radiation Therapy Major Courses ( 67.0 credit hours total )|
|Introduction to Radiation Therapy||5.0 credit hours|
|Patient Care for the Radiation Therapist||5.0 credit hours|
|Principles and Practice of Radiation Therapy I||5.0 credit hours|
|Radiation Therapy Physics I||5.0 credit hours|
|Radiation Therapy Clinical I||3.0 credit hours|
|Radiation Therapy Clinical II||3.0 credit hours|
|Radiobiology & Pathology||5.5 credit hours|
|Radiation Therapy Physics II||5.5 credit hours|
|Principles & Practice of Radiation Therapy II||5.5 credit hours|
|Quality Management||4.25 credit hours|
|Radiation Therapy Clinical III||3.0 credit hours|
|Radiation Therapy Clinical IV||3.0 credit hours|
|Treatment Planning and Dosimetry||4.25 credit hours|
|Radiation Therapy Clinical V||3.0 credit hours|
|Radiation Therapy Clinical VI||3.0 credit hours|
|Radiation Therapy Seminar||4.0 credit hours|
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